Category Archives: motivation

Team Relentless Grace

A week ago we were entertaining the concept of a running wheelchair to run and race with MG. Fast forward a week and BOOM…. Thanks to some very generous donors who contributed to our crowdfunding effort we placed our running chair order today! And thanks to a few creative minds and a collaborative effort we [...]
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Philly Marathon is BACK!

Well…THAT FELT GOOD. I don’t think I have clicked the SUBMIT button to register for a live and in person race since the 2019 NYC Marathon. It felt very good to pull the trigger on this year’s (half) @philly_marathon. This is one of my all time favorite races at one of my favorite times [...]
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The Long Run

My daughter wrote this piece for a non-fiction & memoirs creative writing assignment. While I’ve lived every step of this journey in real time and in the first person, hearing a loved ones interpretation of these same events proved very moving for me. Hopefully you’ll appreciate it as well. The Long Run Steve Brown sits attentively at [...]
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Hello Again

Well, well, well. I am very guilty of being very neglectful of my site here, having not posted anything in what seems like a lifetime. Life has just been that crazy. I’ll try to bring you up to speed on a few things with the commitment to be better at updating going forward. As we [...]
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Happy Birthday Dad

It’s hard to believe you would have been 97 today and even harder to believe it’s been 15 years since you left this earthly existence. To say you are thought of every day and missed terribly are gross understatements. Your presence is very strong and I’m fortunate that the love and memories only grow stronger [...]
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Living with CLL

I recently did an interview for Health Monitor and shared a few tips on living with a chronic and incurable cancer like chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Hopefully you enjoy reading it!
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2019 NYC Marathon

I’ll spare you the long winded recap but the question that needed to be answered was; can someone “run” a marathon with virtually no training and a long training run of 5 miles. The short answer is YES. Especially when you run for all the right reasons and have all the right people with you. But [...]
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Thanks Peloton & Megan

A friend of our daughters submitted our story to Peloton for their Comeback promotion and as good fortune would have it, we won a Peloton bike with all the trimmings!! How very generous of Peloton and how very thoughtful of the friend who was so moved by our story that she took the time to [...]
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Strength and Grace

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been a little off the grid of my regular circles and spheres. As has my wife Mary Grace. Some may be aware of our current situation which we are not living too publicly on social media but I wanted to just post a blurb about our current [...]
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Things to DO and BE

Fight the good fight, finish the race, & keep the faith. And while you’re at it… in no particular order… Be kind. Be patient. Be bold. Be humble. Be grateful. Be an example. Be early. Keep the glass ¾ full. Listen. Allow yourself to fail once in a while. Laugh at yourself. Relax. Hold the door. [...]
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